Sciacca & Nbsp; - Another Treasure Of Sicily - Unusual Excursions In Agrigento

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Sciacca & Nbsp; - Another Treasure Of Sicily - Unusual Excursions In Agrigento
Sciacca & Nbsp; - Another Treasure Of Sicily - Unusual Excursions In Agrigento

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I invite you to a wonderful city, surrounded on one side by the picturesque Mount Kronio, on the other - by the sea. You will learn about the countless change of ruling peoples, the glory of medieval majolica, ancient thermal waters, fashion shows. And as a result, you will understand that it is not in vain that Google has chosen Shakku as a vacation spot for several years in a row. Individual excursion for 1-5 people Duration 3 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes On foot € 65 per excursion Price for 1-5 people, regardless of the number of participants

What awaits you

Property of a thriving Sicilian city The port resort of Sciacca is not overloaded with tourists, and therefore nothing will prevent you from enjoying the natural beauty and imbued with the ancient atmosphere of its narrow streets and stone walls. In the Arab and Jewish quarters, fishermen and artisans districts, you will learn about the life and struggle for the city of various peoples. Near medieval gate let's talk about the landmark era of the reign of Charles II. Besides, in Basilica Maria Santissima del Soccorso I will introduce you to the works of the sculptor Gagini, the pride of Sicily. And I will share the history of the creation of one of the most elegant and unusual monuments in the city - "Diamond palace" 14-15 centuries

The city of majolica masters Along the way, you will come across many examples of ceramics on display in artisan shops. I will talk about the ancient glory of Sciacca as a city of delightful pottery and "the village of potters", as described by the famous historian Diodorus. You will learn about the special style and colors of the ceramists, as well as the exquisite tiles that were supplied from here to different parts of Europe in the 15th and 17th centuries

Thermal riches of Shakki Of course, it will be impossible to ignore the sources that were discovered back in the 6-5 centuries. BC. You will learn what the special properties of the medicinal waters are, how knowledge about them developed and what the archaeological studies of the thermal grottoes near Mount Kronio have shown

If desired, the program can be supplemented with a visit to the castle and museum of a representative of the Sicilian agrarian bourgeoisie, a lover of literature and art.

Organizational details

  • We meet in the city of Sciacca. You need to get to it yourself.
  • The tour is completely pedestrian, so please make sure you have comfortable shoes

Venue

The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering an excursion.

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